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'''Robert Green''' "'''Bob'''" '''Ingersoll''' (August 11, 1833 – July 21, 1899) was an United States|American lawyer, a American Civil War|Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Freethought|Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed "'''The Great Agnostic'''".
Pseudonym| birth_name = Robert Green Ingersoll
Birth date{{Birth date|1833|8|11}}
Birth placeDresden, Yates County, New York|Dresden, New York, U.S.
Death date{{death date and age|1899|7|21|1833|8|11}}
Death placeDobbs Ferry, New York, U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
(Section 3, Lot 1620, Grid S-16.5)
OccupationPolitician, Public speaking|orator, lecturer
Language| nationality = American
Period19th century
GenreSatire, essay, social commentary, political commentary, philosophy and literature|philosophical literature, Biblical criticism
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